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Toy maker VTech on Friday admitted that 5 million of its customer accounts — including at least 200,000 accounts related to children — had been breached.

The admission came the massive hack was first reported by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai of Motherboard. Microsoft developer and security evangelist Troy Hunt wrote more about the breach and what information was taken.

VTech’s initial response to the incident has been to emphasize that no financial data was taken in the breach. But as Franceschi-Bicchierai shared in a follow-up story on Monday, that hardly means the data taken was of no value. Read more…

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